2 oz Madeira, Blandy's Malmsey 5 Year
1⁄2 oz Maple syrup
1⁄2 oz Bitters, Angostura

Shake once without and once with ice, strain into a large coupe glass, and garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.


Other Madeira styles will work as long as the sweetness level is adjusted for (perhaps a bsp of simple syrup for each level down). Malmsey > Bual > Verdelho > Sercial. I think Rainwater is somewhere in the middle.


In needing more Flip ideas for the Winter, I was inspired by Jacob Grier's PX Flip (PX sherry, Angostura, egg). Since Malmsey Madeira is not as sweet as Pedro Ximenez sherry, I took a page from Misty Kalkofen's Fort Washington Flip and sweetened things with maple syrup. While my drink was an off menu item, it did make a menu in late 2017 at the Livestock Tavern in Honolulu.

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FRY 2016
Posted by yarm on 12/21/2019
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Frederic Yarm, Loyal Nine, Cambridge, MA
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